Researchers discover two new minerals on meteorite grounded in Somalia
University of Alberta scientists would like to examine other samples from the same meteorite but Herd said there were reports that it had been removed to China. Meteorites are often bought and sold on international markets.
The latest Somalia Economic Update (SEU) report has a special focus on social protection which is seen to have a key role in addressing the widespread poverty and inequality across the country.
At least 8 people died in the terrorist attack, according to the government, and it ended yesterday afternoon after over 20 hours of standoff. All five gunmen were killed by the police.
Ethiopia, for instance, abstained from the October UN resolution to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but is among the first countries that are confirmed to be receiving the donation.
It took a long time for the Somali security forces to finish off the men who attacked the Villa Rose Hotel. An attacker blew himself up at the entrance of the hotel to allow 5 others to make their way into the complex.
In a statement, the ministry added that the elders reached Al-Shabaab-controlled areas in Galmudug. It is unclear why the elders opted to make the surprise move.
Al-Shabaab has been largely weakened in an ongoing military operation in central regions, where the group lost dozens of villages to Somali troops and pro-government clan militias.
There was no immediate confirmation of the casualty figures as the security forces still battle to end the siege at the hotel.
The SNA office stated that the military operations against Al-Shabaab will continue until they remove the militants from the areas and districts in the Middle Shabelle region under their control.
Galmudug security officials said that foreigners were rescued in an area located between Hobyo and Haradhere, the main Al-Shabaab stronghold in Mudug province.
At the end of October, Somalia saw its deadliest attack since 2017, 121 were people killed and 333 injured in a double car bombing in the capital, Mogadishu.
Aerial photographs showing a pile of what seemed to be dead bodies were shared on a Telegram channel linked to the national army Saturday.